News tagged with plavix
(HealthDay) -- Aspirin works as well as Plavix in patients with blocked leg arteries, a new European study finds.
Cardiology Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay)—A full year of aggressive anti-clotting therapy—which can lead to heavy bleeding—may not be needed after surgery to implant a drug-coated cardiac stent, two new studies suggest.
Cardiology Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—In the search for better medicines to safely help heart patients, clinical trials testing three new drugs appear to offer some promise.
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Complications in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention tend to occur within first 30 days
Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), also known as coronary angioplasty or angioplasty, is a procedure used to treat acute coronary syndromes. PCI involves opening a blocked blood vessel by threading and inflating a ...
Cardiology Mar 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Millions of Americans take aspirin or other drugs every day to reduce their risk of heart attacks or other problems caused by blood clots.
Cardiology Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Allergies to Plavix, also know by its chemical name, Clopidogrel occur in about six percent of patients given the drug, vital for the prevention of life-threatening stent thrombosis after angioplasty and percutaneous coronary ...
Medications Jan 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The blockbuster drug Plavix (clopidogrel), used to prevent clotting in some heart patients, will go off patent in the United States on Thursday, making it considerably more affordable.
Medications May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The first generic versions of Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate) have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Medications May 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay News) —Prescription drug prices at U.S. pharmacies can vary widely, and failing to shop around could result in people overpaying by as much as $100 or more a month on average, depending on the ...
Medications Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—French drug maker Sanofi said Thursday its net profit was slashed in the first quarter from a year earlier as falling sales and patent losses on key drugs combined to hammer earnings.
Other May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cardiology researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have found that approximately 75 percent of patients taking two common blood-thinning drugs may be receiving the wrong dosage levels, according to ...
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study published Wednesday cast doubt on the usefulness of a genetic test for patients taking the anti-coagulant drug Plavix, calling into question last year's FDA warning about the blood thinner.
Medications Dec 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating drug maker Sanofi's disclosures to the Food and Drug Administration about different responses to its blockbuster blood thinner Plavix.
Medications Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Tailored anti-platelet therapy, made possible through a novel point-of-care genetic test, optimizes treatment for patients who carry a common genetic variant, researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) ...
Genetics Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The cost of prescription medicines used by millions of people every day is about to plummet. The next 14 months will bring generic versions of seven of the world's 20 best-selling drugs, including the top ...
Medications Jul 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 4
Clopidogrel is an oral antiplatelet agent (thienopyridine class) to inhibit blood clots in coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, and cerebrovascular disease. It is marketed by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-Aventis under the trade name Plavix, by Sun Pharmaceuticals under the trade name Clopilet, by Ranbaxy Laboratories under the trade name Ceruvin. It works by irreversibly inhibiting a receptor called P2Y12. Adverse effects include hemorrhage.
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